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brother, tamerlan, killed in a gun battle early friday morning while wearing explosives strapped to his chest, may have instigated the plot and persuaded dzhokhar to join him, but why? the brothers originally from chechnya, were raised in the u.s., living in the same house, and seemed to fit in. both were athletic. dzhokhar, a wrestler, and tamerlan, a boxer. who hoped to be on the u.s. olympic team. but in recent years, tamerlan had changed and became radicalized, according to his uncle, who says he then spoke to a family friend. >> he said there is someone who brainwashed him, some newly convert to islam. >> reporter: in 2011, russian intelligence, concerned about the threat of chech knowian terrorism asked the fbi to investigate tamerlan, based on information that he was a follower of radical islam and that he had changed drastically since 2010, according to an fbi statement. the fbi says a checked databases, interviewed tamerlan and family members, but quote did not find any terrorism activity, domestic or foreign. the fbi says it asked the russians for more, but never got answers.
about the fbi's prior look at the older brother who was killed, tamerlan tsarnaev? and is the fbi facing criticism is now? >> reporter: oh, yes. absolutely i think you're going to see an intense focus from capitol hill on this. and a lot of questions for the fbi. what we learned yesterday is that the fbi did have prior information about the older brother, tamerlan, that the russian intelligence service had had asked the fbi to investigate him in 2011 saying he was a follower of radical islam. the fbi says they interviewed tamerlan. they questioned members of his family, looked into public databases, and concluded they had no evidence of -- no hard evidence of islamic activity. now what's interesting -- radical islamic activity or anything cripple nal. now what's interesting in january of 2012 he gets a visa, flies to russia for six months, stays there. then he comes back to the united states and within a month he opens up this youtube account that's filled with islamic jihadi postings and radical prophecies that clearly would indicate sympathies for the jihad cause. did the fbi even noti
as the carjacking. all of which happened just hours before he and his brother, tamerlan engaged in a bloody firefight with police. tamerlan tsarnaev died and dzhokhar tsarnaev fleeing. is ordeal coming to a dramatic end. in these remarkable images, it reveals that dzhokhar tsarnaev was hiding in this boat. parked beside a home in watertown, massachusetts. >> we have movement in the boat. >> reporter: a robot was later brought in to remove the boat's tarp. out of fear he might have been wearing an explosive device. >> we can't believe that, first of all, that it came to watertown and secondly it's right on our street. >> reporter: but, even as boston cheers dzhokhar tsarnaev capture, but police say this case is far from over. later this afternoon, family and friends of one of the bombing victims will gather for her wake, 29-year-old krystle campbell will be laid to rest tomorrow. dan? >> we cannot forget how her mother said after her death, it was just simply a waste. byron pitts reporting from boston this morning. thank you. >>> let's dig into those new pictures that came overnight. infrare
.s.. in 26-rolled tamerlan died the shootout friday night. the fbi had interviewed him at request of the russian government but found no cause for concern. his younger brother was an all- star high school wrestler. he received a scholarship to attend the university of massachusetts. the boy's father said he wanted to become a surgeon. people who knew the family when they live there have been talking about the brothers. inthey all grew up right front of my eyes. when summer would come, they were all decent. there's nothing else i can say, just how decent they were. >> in my opinion, this outrage did not come from here. they picked it up somewhere else. they were normal people. by thisshocked terrorist attack. i would never expect such a thing, not even in my dreams. their father came to visit me two years ago. boxing me tamerlan was and would be trying to come to the sochi olympics. >> the brothers went to school in neighboring pakistan before selling in the u.s. is in this quiet suburb that the parents of their brothers and now live. russian authorities anticipated journalists.f t
condition and is unable to speak. we continue to learn more about tsarnaev's brother, tamerlan, who died in friday's shootout. last year, he created a youtube channel with links to videos by chechnyan radicals like this one seen here. then earlier today here in boston, worshippers at new england's largest catholic church gathered to remember those killed at the boston marathon and its violent aftermath. four large photos of the victims were prominently displayed behind four lit candles. at last check, 54 of the bombing victims are still in the hospital. let's get the very latest on the bombing investigation now. we have new details about the materials used to build those bombs and some fresh information about the tsarnaev family that is very high interest, very high interest to police this evening. i want to bring in cnn's brian todd in copley square. brian, you're a few yards from where the bombs exploded. that's attracting a lot of attention and foot traffic right now. we were told earlier dzhokhar tsarnaev might be formally charged today. that's not the case. so when is it? >> reporte
tsarnaev, tamerlan died and dzhokhar tsarnaev fleeing. dzhokhar tsarnaev was hiding in this boat. >> we have movement in the boat. >> reporter: a robot was later moved in to remove the tar. . >> we can't believe that first of all that it came to watertown and secondly right on our street. >> reporter: but even as boston cheers dzhokhar tsarnaev capture, but police say this case is far from over. later this afternoon, family and friends of one of the bombing victims will gather for her wake, 29-year-old krystle campbell will be laid to rest tomorrow. >> byron pitts reporting from boston this morning. >>> let's dig into those new pictures that came overnight. infrared pictures that take you into the capture of the 19-year-old that effectively shut down one of the america's largest city. watch as we see not one, not two, but three explosions. they are stun grenades to overpower and apprehend the suspect. take a closer look. this is tsarnaev's silhouette has he hides in the back of the boat. the suspect was being filmed using an infrared camera. this technology helped authorities keep a car
handled its investigation of tamerlan tsarnaev. the bureau interviewed him in 2011 but didn't follow up with him after his six-month stay in russia last year. chairman of the homeland security committee says tsarnaev received training while he was in russia. we'll have much more on all of the investigation and everything you need to know straight ahead. >>> right now we are privileged to have boston police commissioner ed davis talk to us here on cnn. first, we're very proud of your officers. thanks so much for what you're doing. we understand richard donahoe is in the hospital. held a press conference a short time ago. he was shot in the thursday night firefight with the sar nefb brothers. how is he doing? >> he was in very serious condition when he was brought into the hospital. i'm told that his condition is still very serious but he's improving. we're very hopeful in our prayers go out to him and the family. >> first i want to talk about the suspect, the 19-year-old in the boat. there are reports that he's injured in the throat, cannot speak and there are also reports that he may ha
that they were going to attack other individuals. >> his older brother, tamerlan tsarnaev, was killed on friday in a gun battle with police. two years ago he was questioned by the fbi over concerns he may have had ties to armed groups. >> they had information from a foreign intelligence service that they were concerned about his possible radicalization. >> it's not clear when dzhokhar tsarnaev might be charged. the boston marathon bombings killed three people and wounded 180. he is also suspected of killing a police officer and injuring another. among the federal charges he could face is use of a weapon of mass destruction. if convicted, he could face the death penalty. the crimes were committed in the state of massachusetts, where capital punishment has been abolished. yet another competition in this case. some republican lawmakers also say that he should be declared an enemy combatant, and the case moved to a military tribunal at guantanamo bay, cuba. >> he is an american citizen. he's responsible for a crime here in america. but i trust the attorney general to make that call and make it wise
, tamerlan posted videos urging jihad. the people of boston are finally breathing a sigh of relief. >> you can knock us down and beat us up but we'll get back up again. >> ama: this memorial is actually where i was standing two days ago, and it has grown immensely over the two days. so many flower behind me, flags, people leaving things behind, and showing their respect. today at fenway they were handing out these great stickers: boston strong. and i picked up mine there and i'll take you to you more ceremonies and events today at fenway park. love in boston, abc7 news. >> it's great to see people with something to celebrate. bombing suspect 19-year-old dzhokar tsarnaev is in serious by stable condition right now and likely cannot communicate yet. his uncle says he is glad he survived. >> there's now a chance to find out who is behind all this, who was mentors of all of it. and how possibly could he get involved and do this harm to innocent people. >> the uncle says he noticed changes in the older brother as far back as 2009 when he apparently told his uncle he was not concerned about wor
are still looking into the background of the older brother, tamerlan, and his possible links to militant islamists. whether the brothers received operational plans from a militant group in the chechnya area. we'll have more on that coming up at 7:35. now for more on the boston bombings, you can go to our website where we have a special section on details. go to ktvu.com for our continuing coverage online. plus, later in this newscast. infrared images of dzhokhar is coming up at 7:31. how these black and white pictures kept police safe. >>> as the bombing suspect lies in a hospital bed. a legal debate is brewing over the charges they should file against him. katie is live to explain what those charges may be. >> as you mentioned, justice department officials told cnn dzhokhar tsarnaev is facing federal terrorism charges and state murder charges. preliminary hearing could happen in the next 30 days. a lot hinges on when the suspect is well enough to speak. investigators are eager for him to talk so they can find out who planned the attack. tsarnaev will likely be appointed a federal publ
. tamerlan was run over by a car and his younger brother drove towards officers as they were trying to handcuff the 26-year- old. the uncle fears that the 26- year-old brother may have convinced hill to take part in the bombing plot. >> i'm relieved that he is alive, first of all for that there is now a chance to find out who was behind it? second of all, i stress that there is a chance for dzhokhar to seek forgiveness. >> this is a photo showing dzhokhar as he got out the boat last night on his own. it was clear once he was arrested that he was bleeding. he had been shot in the leg and neck and cbs is reporting now there are some questions whether that neck wound may have been self-inflick. >> watertown police chief is talking about those dramatic captures of the bombing. >> we are concerned he might have a device on his chest. he listed his shift to show us he didn't and people on-scene were able to take him into custody and get him to a hospital. >> in addition, to the infrared images we showed you police used a camera-equipped robot to check the boat. it was an emotional da
tamerlan tsarnaev may have become radicalized by islamic extremi extremists when he went to russia last year. let's go to west, texas, now where residents are beginning to pick up the pieces. they are returning home for the first time since the explosion levelled parts of their small town. wednesday's blast destroyed buildings and took the lives of 14 people and 200 people were injured. >>> in china, rescue workers are searching for at least two dozen people who are still missing after saturday's devastating earthquake. the death toll now stands at 181. more than 11,000 people are injured. now the u.s. geological survey put the earthquake's magnitude at 6.6. look at how it's shaking there. it was so strong it sheared off huge chunks of mown tauntains i region. you can see the panic that it caused. fareed sa car ya cons for you right now. >>> around the world more than 140 people have been reported killed in terror-related attacks since last sunday. and many hundreds more wounded. in iraq alone, at least 77 dead and 328 wounded in four attacks. at least 30 killed in somalia. they were ki
, tamerlan tsarnaev may have been radicalized by islamic extremists when he went to russia last year. rebels deny any link to the bombings. >>> now to west texas, where residents are beginning to pick up the pieces. they are returning home for the first time since the massive fertilizer plant explosion levelled parts of their small town. wednesday's blast destroyed buildings and took the lives of 14 people. 200 people were injured. >>> in china, rescue workers are searching for at least two dozen people still missing after saturday's devastating earthquake. the death toll is at 186, more than 11,000 people were injured. the u.s. geological survey puts the magnitude at 6.6. it was so strong it sheered off huge chunks of ground in the mountains making rescue work difficult. >>> in colorado, five snow boarders are dead in an avalanche in white river national forest according to the colorado avalanche information center. avalanches have killed 24 people this season. >>> floodwaters are receding in parts of illinois, but entire subdivisions are still underwater in hard-hit suburbs. many people we
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